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  1. PilotEdge v1.5.0 was released for X-Plane. - added VHF modulation based on transmitter/receiver distance and altitude - added asynchronous loading of CSLs (they load in the background instead of pausing the sim during the load when they're first encountered) - added dynamic unloading of CSLs when last instance of an aircraft is no longer within range (reduces VRAM footprint) - motion code is more precise Demonstration of VHF modulation feature is shown below. The system has been updated since this video was shot, the reception quality is now calculated every second instead of
  2. As promised, Montana received its upgrades earlier this week, including BIL, GPI, HLN, and MSO This marks the end of the Western US v2 upgrades! There are now 42 towered airports within Western US and 43 within ZLA.
  3. PilotEdge is resuming monthly events (we started in January with a SLC-based event). Each month will alternate between ZLA and Western US so that all subscribers will have a chance to take part. For this event, pick up clearance and depart within the first hour of the event, choose from one of two departure airports (LAX or SNA). Choose from one of two arrival airports (LAS or HND). Preferred routes are as follows: LAX-LAS jet RNAV: ORCKA2.MISEN KEPEC6 LAX-LAS jet non-RNAV: SEBBY2.DAG.CLARR3 LAX-LAS turboprop: SEBBY2.DAG.CRESO4 LAX-LAS piston: SLI8.SLI POM DAG.CRESO4 LAX
  4. January saw the addition of Fresno (FAT) and Redding (RDD) to northern California. On February 1st, we added Jackson Hole (JAC) and Casper (CPR) to Wymoning. Montana should be receiving its upgrades in March and then Western US V2 will be complete.
  5. 3 more airports have been added to Western US: 1) Boeing Field (KBFI) 2) Olympia (KOLM) 3) Tri-Cities (KPSC)
  6. 2 more airports have been added to Western US: 1) Boise, ID (KBOI) 2) Friedman Memorial, ID (KSUN) Friedman has a pretty neat NDB/DME-A approach with a long visual segment and a FAF inside of NDB.
  7. Not sure if this made it into the release notes, but for PilotEdge users, the TX selector for COM1/COM2 works correctly now.
  8. Hey there, we were chatting in DirkaDirkaGaming's twitch stream but I didn't have a way to reach out to you. I figured I'd try here. Could you drop me a PM? I'd like to let you know about the datarefs we use for the TX/RX datarefs we make available in case the Saab has TX/RX indicators for the com radios. Separately, I'd like to share with you which datarefs we use for com1/2 volume, the com1/2 TX selector, etc.
  9. 3 more airports have been added to Western US, bringing us to 29 towered airports for that coverage area and counting: 1) Eugene, OR (KEUG) 2) Medford, OR (KMFR) 3) North Bend, OR (KOTH) The current coverage area can be viewed here: https://www.pilotedge.net/pages/operating-hours-and-service-area
  10. 6 more airports have been added as we continue to build out towards the v2.0 road map. 1) Arizona: Flagstaff (KFLG), Prescott (KPRC) and Tucson (KTUS) 2) Colorado: Centennial (KAPA), Colorado Springs (KCOS) and Grand Junction (KGJT)
  11. When we first launched the Western US Expansion Area at the end of 2016, the idea was to provide a small number of core airports and a healthy number of rotating bonus fields for jet pilots to stretch their legs. The airspace didn't have enough towered airports to warrant a standalone subscription, so it was released as an optional add-on. Since the launch, our thinking has evolved and the purpose for Western US has changed from a relatively small collection of widely-spaced airports for airliners to a larger ecosystem of airports for a wide range of aircraft, including pistons. To t
  12. And here it is: http://pilotedge.net/pages/western-expansion
  13. A more formal announcement will be made when the launch date is finalized, but we will be adding full time support for: SEA, PDX, SLC, ASE, DEN, and PHX. Additionally, we'll provide part time coverage for: OAK, SJC, RNO, MRY, SMF, GEG, YKM, EGE, ABQ. "Part time" means that we'll cover ONE of those fields at a time for a period of two weeks before closing it and moving to the next one in the list. This provides fresh airports, additional traffic concentration (since the part time field is temporary) and interesting piston/turboprop routes since the primary full time fields are generall
  14. PilotEdge v1.2.0 was just released with simultaneous dual comm support for windows/linux/mac. For any aircraft developers who want to ensure their aircraft are dual comm compatible... - TX is determined by sim/cockpit/switches/audio_panel_out (6 for COM1, 7 for COM2) - RX for COM1 is determined by sim/cockpit2/radios/actuators/audio_selection_com1 and sim/cockpit2/radios/actuators/com1_power - RX for COM2 is determined by sim/cockpit2/radios/actuators/audio_selection_com2 and sim/cockpit2/radios/actuators/com2_power It's possible to be receiving COM1 and C
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